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Foreign Language:  BA degree


Students pursuing the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree cannot use foreign culture courses to fulfill their foreign language requirement. The BA degree will count foreign language credit gained through advanced placement or credit-by-exam. Speak with your academic advisor if you need help determining the 4th semester proficiency level in the language you wish to study.

Foreign Language and Culture:  BSA degree


Foreign language or foreign culture is optional for the Language, Arts, and Culture requirement:

  1. If foreign language is chosen, complete 2nd semester proficiency in a single foreign language
  2. Advanced placement or credit-by-exam cannot count toward the Language, Arts, and Culture requirement
  3. If foreign culture is chosen, no minimum number of courses from the foreign culture categories is requirement
  4. If foreign culture is chosen, the courses must be taken from the pre-approved Natural Sciences Foreign Culture Category lists shown below.

 

foreign language and culture:  bs degrees


Foreign language and/or foreign culture is required for most of the BS degrees:

  1. 2nd semester proficiency in a single foreign language
  2. 1st semester proficiency and a foreign culture course from the same language area (e.g., Spanish and Central and South America category)
  3. Two foreign culture courses from a single foreign culture category.

BS degree plans will count foreign language credit gained through advanced placement or credit-by-exam. If foreign culture courses are chosen, they must be taken from the pre-approved Natural Sciences Foreign Culture Category lists shown below.

Note:  the following BS degrees do not require foreign language/foreign culture:  Human Development and Family Sciences, Interdisciplinary Science, Neuroscience, Nutrition, and Textiles and Apparel.

Foreign Culture Categories


If you are within 2 years of graduation and plan to take 2 foreign culture courses, we suggest selecting a category other than France, Germany and Scandinavia, and Italy. These courses are offered infrequently.


Africa
BSA and BS 2nd semester foreign language proficiency: YOR 507.
Africa Foreign Culture Master List


American Sign
BSA and BS 2nd semester foreign language proficiency:  ASL 601C, 610D, or 507.
American Sign Foreign Culture Master List


Central and South America
BSA and BS 2nd semester foreign language proficiency:  SPN 610D, 604, 507, or 508K; POR 407 or 610D.
Central & South American Foreign Culture Master List


China
BSA and BS 2nd semester foreign language proficiency:  CHI 604 or 507.
China Foreign Culture Master List


France
BSA and BS 2nd semester foreign language proficiency:  FR 601C, 604, 507, or 508K.
French Foreign Culture Master List


Germany & Scandinavian Countries
BSA and BS 2nd semester foreign language proficiencies:  GER 601C, 604, 507, or 508K; DAN 604 or 507; NOR 604 or 507; or SWE 604 or 507.
Germany & Scandinavian Foreign Culture Master List


Greece
BSA and BS 2nd semester foreign language proficiency:  GK 601C, 602C, 606Q, 503, 507, 412, or 804.
Greek Foreign Culture Master List


Iberia
BSA and BS 2nd semester foreign language proficiency:  SPN 610D, 604, 507, or 508K; POR 407 or 610D.
Iberia Foreign Culture Master List (see final pages of document)


Italy
BSA and BS 2nd semester foreign language proficiency:  ITL 601C, 604, or 507.
Italian Foreign Culture Master List


Japan
BSA and BS 2nd semester foreign language proficiency:  JPN 610D or 507.
Japan Foreign Culture Master List


Korea
BSA and BS 2nd semester foreign language proficiency:  KOR 604 or 507.
Korea Foreign Culture Master List


Latin (Roman)
BSA and BS 2nd semester foreign language proficiency:  LAT 601C, 506Q, 507, or 508.
Latin (Roman) Foreign Culture Master List


Middle East
BSA and BS 2nd semester foreign language proficiencies:  ARA 601C, 507, or 509; HEB 601C, 602C, 604, 507, or 509; PRS 601C, 407, or 507; or TUR 601C or 507.
Middle Eastern Foreign Culture Master List


Russia & Slavic Countries
BSA and BS 2nd semester foreign language proficiencies:  RUS 601C, 507, or 507T; CZ 601C, 804, or 507; POL 601C or 507; or SC 601C or 407.
Russian & Slavic Foreign Culture Master List


South Asia
BSA and BS 2nd semester foreign language proficiencies:  HIN 604, 407, or 507; BEN 507; MAL 507; PSH 507; TAM 604 or 507; TEL 604 or 507; SAN 320L or 507; URD 604 or 507; or VTN 604 or 507.
South Asian Foreign Culture Master List